ILLINOIS -- A big election issue this year is what to do about the state's minimum wage.
ILLINOIS -- The debate over raising the minimum wage is taking on a new twist.
CHICAGO -- Minimum wage workers in the Windy City could start making more money.
SPRINGFIELD -- Debate about increasing the minimum wage heats up as the proposal reaches the November ballot.
ILLINOIS -- Should Illinois raise the minimum wage to $10 / hour?
NATIONAL -- A majority of Americans say it's time to increase the federal minimum wage.
ILLINOIS -- The chance to let you vote on whether the minimum wage should increase is one step closer to happening.
OAKBROOK -- Hundreds of McDonald's workers took to the streets Thursday to picket for higher paychecks.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are once again divided on a minimum wage proposal.
SPRINGFIELD -- A nationwide push to raise the minimum wage made a stop in Springfield.
ILLINOIS -- A plan to increase the minimum wage is moving forward.
CHICAGO -- Governor Pat Quinn appeared at The Gap Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of workers made their voices heard Wednesday.
ILLINOIS -- The proposed minimum wage raise could end up costing students at state universities.
NATIONAL -- Unemployment was a major theme in Tuesday night's State of the Union Speech.
Update: 10:01 pm, 1/10/14, Friday SPRINGFIELD -- A candidate for governor owns up to his comments.
SPRINGFIELD -- Poverty is also a topic in state politics.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some people took part in a national protest to raise the minimum wage.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn and some state lawmakers are calling for a rate change in Illinois’ minimum wage laws.
SPRINGFIELD -- Minimum wage workers in Illinois say they deserve to make more money. Governor Quinn agrees.
SPRINGFIELD -- Fast food workers across the country want a raise.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is making a push to get some workers more pay.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group of high-schoolers are learning how to save. The Summer Youth Employment Program and Busey Bank are teaching them how to be responsible when it comes to money.
ILLINOIS -- Business leaders are saying "no" to a possible increase in minimum wage.
CHAMPAIGN -- Governor Quinn is pushing to increase the state's minimum wage, but business owners want to be heard first.
CHICAGO -- President Obama is back in his home state, looking for support on ideas he laid out during this week's State of the Union address.
CHAMPAIGN -- Small businesses react to possibility of another hike to minimum wage.
CHAMPAIGN -- The city is bringing back its summer jobs program.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is calling for another increase in the minimum wage.
CHAMPAIGN -- For some, a pay raise can't come soon enough.
SPRINGFIELD-- Businesses worry they will go under if minimum wage goes up.
SPRINGFIELD -- Talks of raising the minimum wage in Illinois are making progress at the capitol.
SPRINGFIELD-- Minimum wage could go up here in Illinois, but some business owners are saying not so fast.